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one day left, we're live in washington, d.c. agency the final preparations are under way for the inauguration of president-elect donald trump. fight over obamacare. what mr. trump is planning for the health care law once he takes office. and the changes already under way. and tough questions. we'll tell you about the cabinet picks set to be grilled on capitol hill this morning. >> announcer: nbc10 news starts now. good morning. from the nation's capital, welcome to "nbc 10 news today," i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. we're live in washington, d.c. covering every angle leading up to the inauguration of president-elect donald trump. you see the capitol in all of its majesty. hundreds of thousands of people expected on hand to watch history unfold. let's start with meteorologist bill henley back in the studios with the most accurate forecast. good morning, bill. >> temperatures are in the 40s, most of the area this morning.
45 in philadelphia. a few scattered clouds in the suburbs at 41 degrees. 41 degrees in new jersey. lehigh valley, a little chillier at this hour, 39. and it could get a bit cooler right around sunrise. and then just after at 8:00, 37 degrees. but we will see sunshine. in fact, didn't see much of it yesterday. ly 11:00, 41 degrees. a nice warmup during the afternoon. the lehigh valley will go from the 30s to near 50 degrees this afternoon. and rest of the area headed to the 50s. sunshine at the shore. mostly sunny and 52. 52 degrees in the suburbs. the mild weather is going to continue into the weekend but there are some indications you'll need an umbrella, that may start tomorrow. take a look at that when we come back to futurecast, hour by hour, but first jessica boyington is watching the "first alert" traffic. >> right and cottman avenue, a
delay right now. southbound from southbound to the vine, 13 minute drive. we won't start to see that pick up for at least another hour or so, as long as there's not an accident or something in place on the southbound side. 422 watching drive times eastbound, close to eight minutes. average speeds into the 60s there as well. and hanover, new jersey, north town. roads are drive. looking at a good drive here, the new jersey majors look quiet, too. i'll update in the next ten minutes. >> all right, jessica, thanks for that. in just hours, the first inauguration events will be getting under way here in washington. >> yeah, the protests are already breaking out in the city. here's the scene overnight. at the capitol. dozens of protesters held signs and chanted and some were in kkk
costumes. protests like this in hours leading up to the inauguration. >> we continue our live team coverage with nbc10's pamela osborne is live outside of union station. not far from here. you talked to a group of students hoping to learn something by attending the ceremony tomorrow. tell us more about that, pamela. >> reporter: yeah, you know, it's no secret that donald trump and hillary clinton both had trouble securing the masses of millennial voters. and while there is such thing as being too young to vote, we found a group of young people who say it's never too soon to get involved in learning and understanding the political process of how it works. we sat down with a group of middle and high school age students from delaware who tell us they will be attending those inaugural activities. they tell me it's about being a part of history. it's a chance to meet with other people their age with an interest in politics. but most importantly, it's a chance for them to participate, even though this election, they weren't able to vote.
>> better to engage now so you know everything for the future. >> reporter: and what is your hope, i guess? >> we have like more jobs that are stable economy, i just want everything to be like healthy. like people are healthy. >> i think it's important to keep up with the world. what's going on in the world. >> i want to see a more unified country and better economy. and you can already see he's bringing back job growth. like it looks pretty good. >> reporter: and we also had the opportunity to sit down and talk with republican delegate tim houseel. when i see him, you're going to hear about how he approaches this inauguration compared to past years. reporting live, i'm pamela
osborne, nbc10 news. >> a number of lawmakers from our area plan to boycott the inauguration tomorrow but pennsylvania representative pat meehan said he'll be here. he respects those who decide to stay home but doesn't necessarily agree with them. >> i think to really reflect on the people's voice in choosing who their leader is. respecting the idea that the people have spoken. i hope that we'll move beyond this and get to working together on the problems of the day, but i intend to do that. >> but the three congress members representing philadelphia plan to skip the inauguration. that makes philly the only major city that won't have its entire congressional diagnoselegation . of course, people in our area are preparing to watch friday's inauguration. >> we picked up a cosgrove resident who just picked up five
tickets for his family. >> we would have gone for anybody. just a big event. historic. >> students from south university in delaware county would watch the signing in ceremony. although they didn't think donald trump would be president. they signed up for the trip. >> i thought i was going to be here for the first woman in office. >> their professor said the trip is a good opportunity for students to interact with people who have different opinions. and there are more senate hearings today for nominees to president-elect donald trump's cabinet. this morning former goldman sachs steve mnuchin, mr. trump's pick will testify before the senate finance committee. at the same sometime, the senate committee on energy and national resources will hear from rick
perry. president-elect donald trump has chosen an agriculture secretary. former georgia governor sonny perdue. the 70-year-old served on the president-elect advisory committee during the campaign. and still needed confirmed for the nomination. meanwhile, efforts are underway to replace obamacare. >> republicans are looking to make that a reality. the question is what will replace it? here's what we know, what will it mean for the 40 million people currently covered by the affordable care act? beyond that, we have no specifics. renee amoore, the chairwoman for the republican party talked to me. she's been talking to people, getting their input and trying to ease their concerns. >> it's okay. people aren't going to lose out everything right away. we really have to look at
things. people are writing a report, pulling things together and meet with the secretary of health and human services so that on january 21st, we'll be able to come down and start working. >> renee and her team continue their work with the health and human services staff. as for the time frame for a new health care plan, amoore thinks it will be a few months before it's ready to go for congress. mexico is feeling impact of the trump presidency, before the inauguration. oil prices have fallen, interest rates have gone up. trump has pledged to bring auto making jobs back from mexico and build a wall. and venezuela's president said he will not join the hate campaign against donald trump. and said he'll take a wait and see approach. saying he couldn't be worse than
president obama. nbc10 is your home for the around-the-clock inauguration. as our team brings you every angle of this historic event. 5:39, and we're starting offer pretty mild this morning. it is january. but it feels more like april. it's 45 degrees right now in philadelphia. just a little bit of a breeze and a few scattered clouds. but sunshine will be nice and bright during the day. didn't see much of it yesterday but today we'll make up for that. 48 degrees at lunchtime in philadelphia. and we'll warm into the 50s this afternoon with a light breeze out of the northwest that stays dry. sunshine still for the suburbs. 41 right now, in the upper 40s. it will feel warmer than that as the sunshine is nice and bright. near 50 degrees for the suburbs this afternoon. lehigh valley, 39 degrees. in the 40s at 8:00.
low 40s at lunch time and near 50 degrees in the lehigh valley during the afternoon hours. clearing out for sunny skies for new jersey. low 40s to start with but then 50 degrees at 2:00. still in the low 50s at 4:00 this afternoon. at the shore, you'll see sunshine here, too. 42 degrees, too. and it will come down a little after sunrise. typically, the coldest time of the day. it warms up near 50 degrees at 2:00. i think it will hit the low 50s at the jersey shore. delaware, 44. thinning clouds will be out of here. sunny skies. 46 degrees at 10:00, into the low 50s at 2:00 this afternoon. completely dry today. but tomorrow, clouds will be moving in. we'll likely see showers arrive in the afternoon for philadelphia but they'll get to d.c. before they get to us. which means might be light rain showers for the inauguration. just a chance at 9:00. a chance of scattered rain showers at noon time. 45 degrees. then the shower threat will ease out. the clouds will remain at 47
degrees tomorrow afternoon. take a look at the weekend forecast when i'm back in ten. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a check on the roads we're watching through center city this morning. here's the vine street expressway and our camera is right around 8th street. both directions look great. the vine street expressway is open this morning. we didn't have to deal with the construction right here. that's the westbound side torts the schuylkill eastbound towards 95 looking good. roads are dry as well. on the blue route, checking drive time, northbound and southbound good trip. 15 minutes, average speed into the 60s. rosemary, back to you. 5:41, this thursday. just about 45 degrees outlets of the nbc10 studios. coming up -- terror in a taxi. nbc10 talked exclusively to a brother of a taxicab shot more than a dozen times on his job. what he tells us.
especially on twitter but a new nbc news/"wall street journal" found 90% of americans actually like him using twitter. >> i talked to political analyst joe watkins about the president, social media and what it will look like going forward. >> donald trump he likes to be very independent. he likes to tweet. you remember, it was really the use of social media really won him the presidency. donald trump is looking to avoid press interference. press spin. negative spin on what he's saying. he's using social media to talk directly to the public. i wouldn't be surprised if he looks for other social media platforms to be more unfiltered in the way he talks to americans. >> yeah, somebody else who is known for speaking his mind, new jersey chris christie said he won't be taking a job in washington for now. >> speaking on wfam radio
yesterday, governor christie explains why he turned down several position information the trump administration. >> he didn't offer me a job that i thought was exciting enough for me to leave the governship. mary pat made it clear she wasn't coming to d.c. >> governor christie has two children still in high school. earlier this week, president-elect trump said there could be a role in washington for christie down the road. now to rosemary connors with a look at the headlines. >> tracy and vai, this morning, the brother of the cab driver shot 13 times left for dead is speaking exclusively to nbc10. the attack happened sunday morning on brooklyn street in west philadelphia. the cabbie sambou sylla was found on the sidewalk. the cab was still running. police rushed him to the hospital. >> got shot in the arm three times. hand. legs -- we don't know how many. he's got seven kids to take
care. seven kids and a wife. and works. just works, don't bother nobody. good man. >> police continue to look for the shooter in this case. in the meantime the philadelphia taxicab association is offering a $5,000 reward for anybody with information leading to an arrest. this morning, the search is on for the robbers who targeted a consignment shop in manayunk. one of the men involved tied up an employee and a customer. nbc10's matt delucia joins us live. >> reporter: police tell us it was a terrifying thing for people inside. happening on busy main street, here is the store that police say a man in a hat walked into the store. it's called remix. it's an update consignment shop. and the man had a gun. tied up a 32-year-old woman working here. also tied up a 65-year-old man who is a customer and forced both of them into a dressing room. then the lights were turned off and two other men came into the
store to finish the robbery, stealing fur coats, boots, worker's purse and cash. it totals around $10,000. the man and woman inside the store tied up they were not injured physically. that's good news there. the robbers wore gloves and they did not cover their faces. the good news police say cameras inside and outside of the store should help. as of now the manhunt continues. i'm matt delucia. former president george h.w. bush and his wife barbara are both in a hospital. the 92-year-old was admitted saturday after showing symptoms of pneumonia. the former first lady was admitted yesterday for fatigue and for a cough. 5:48 on this thursday. about 45 degrees outside of the nbc10 studios. in just moments we'll take you
back to the nation's capital for the latest on the presidential inauguration with vai and tracy. heading out right now, it's a mild start this morning. it feels like april with temperatures in the 40s to start with. and grab your sunglasses. didn't need them yesterday. the clouds will be thinning out. mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. it will be clear this evening. no wet weather around today. but that changes tomorrow. 39 right now in the lehigh valley. 40s for the suburbs and delaware and south jersey down to 40 degrees. a few neighborhoods chillier. piney hollow, 39 degrees. pemberton, 39. swedesboro, all in the low 40s. these numbers climb into the 50s. low 50s this afternoon. but with sunshine, it's going to feel warmer. doppler radar shows here were in the clear for reading, philadelphia, atlantic city, sunshine today. but umbrellas tomorrow.
there's way. look at the rain moving from the south into tennessee and kentucky. the leading edge will likely reach us by tomorrow afternoon and get to d.c. before it gets to us. we should see showers. by this time tomorrow morning, clouds will be moving in. we'll get a chilly sky to start with. and then cloudy in washington, d.c. there's the rain in roanoke, virginia, watch how it moves to d.c. by noon time. actually a little bit more likely north and west. so there's a chance of light showers in d.c. at lunchtime. also a chance we'll see a brief shower move through philadelphia at noon time. the steadier rain will be here in the afternoon and evening hours for your ride home. wilmington, philadelphia, trenton, allentown, tomorrow evening we'll be getting rain while it's cloudy in d.c. rain over the weekend, on and
off. still mild. it's sunday that will have is going up once again. temperatures in the 40s. rain moves in during the day. and continue into sunday. 44 degrees. 40 is the normal temperature we're way above that today. v degrees with clouds coming in. rain developing in the afternoon. light rainfall for friday. dry on saturday. steadier rain returns on sunday. we could see heavy downpours sunday night and monday. gusty winds as well. and a warmer day wednesday. look at that warmup, 60 degrees wednesday afternoon. then it turns a bit chillier at the end of the week. low 40s for next friday and saturday. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington checking on the roads and we're starting off in the lehigh valley as you're driving out on 78 this morning. here's the cameras around lehigh street. we'll have a good trip so far.
you want to go now, head out the door. you'll see the roads are dry. a few cars there. in the northbound side, we're headed from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. speeds into the high 50s still. a good drive up to philadelphia. route 73 and philadelphia. the tacony-palmyra drive. the toll plaza up in this direction. at least that's going to make backup on to route 73 right now. so, we're good there. checking in with the rest of the bridges, betsy ross bridge, walt whitman and bristol, we're good. security is tight in the nation's capital. >> what police are doing to make sure everything goes off without a hitch. also concerns at trump hotel. and cooking up history. the way a local bakery is mocking the inauguration.
smoothly tomorrow. police are stepping up security in and around the trump international hotel especially washington, d.c. the hotel sits along the pennsylvania avenue parade route. and police are using barricades to keep at a safe distance. meantime, a delaware county bakery is cooking unan unique treat. >> we saw a lot on the campaign trail. take a look at this. making the cakes modeled after the "make america great again" hat that trump wore. the political debate flared up after she posted a picture on facebook. >> i thought it was a cute idea for the inauguration. not everyone is agreeing with that. they're saying we're making a political statement. and we're not. >> well, the owner of the shop says, to be fair, she would have made a hillary clinton-themed
cake if she would have won the election. >> the president isn't until tomorrow, but his wax figure is already in the oval office at the museum in washington, d.c. museum unveiled the figure. the museum said mr. trump is the only president to already have a wax figure. our team coverage of donald trump continues here from washington. >> and we're following protests that happened overnight. up next, the message these protesters brought to d.c. ahead of tomorrow's inauguration. plus, hope for the future. a local delegate shares what he wants to see from a trump presidency. and why he says to give the future commander in chief a chance. in the low 40s in washington, d.c. right now. feels more like 20 degrees on
inauguration needs. a live look at union station. nbc10 is here with live around-the-clock coverage. donald trump heads to the stage four the initial kickoff is that include music, fireworks and historic address. and the trump presidency asparking mixed emotions. we have both sides. >> announcer: nbc10 news starts now. 6:00 a.m. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." live from washington. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. we're here in washington as morning anchors we have our evening anchors, jackie london